Laois Sport

Brennan can’t hide his delight for the players

  By Denis J. Croke LAOIS manager Eddie Brennan has experienced some great days as a hurler but talking to him on Sunday you felt there was something that extra bit special about this win. In one word he summed...

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‘We came up against a team that we couldn’t match’

By Denis J. Croke IT has to be one of the hardest aspects of being an inter-county manager, having to...

Thursday, 11/07/19 - 6:40am Read More

Cork dash Laois dreams of a Super 8s place

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Round 4 Qualifier   Cork 4-20 Laois 1-15 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS’S hopes of making...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 9:36am Read More

Laois stun Dublin and are now in the super eight of hurling

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Preliminary q/f   Laois 1-22 Dublin 0-23 By Pat Delaney IT may be a long way to...

Wednesday, 10/07/19 - 9:34am Read More

Laois welcome Dublin to Portlaoise

By Pat Delaney AFTER the excitement of last Sunday in Dublin this coming weekend Dublin will be visitors to Portlaoise...

Friday, 05/07/19 - 6:35am Read More

McDonagh Cup win puts Laois hurlers back in the big time

EMOTIONAL scenes greeted the final whistle of the Joe McDonagh Cup final in Croke Park on Sunday after Laois cruised...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 10:34am Read More

Players and back-room team get their rewards

  By Pat Delaney AFTER much anticipation on whether Laois were too good for the competition they went out on...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 6:34am Read More

Enda just wants to keep on winning

By Conor McKenna LAOIS goalkeeper Enda Rowland feels that winning the Joe McDonagh Cup is the best achievement of his...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 6:32am Read More

Mark says there are plenty capable of taking his place

By Denis J. Croke WHEN you’re after scoring 12 points in a national hurling final you would be entitled to...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 6:30am Read More

So what did we learn from Saturday’s performance

By Denis J. Croke HERE we are 75 minutes or so away from the Super 8s, albeit we face a...

Wednesday, 03/07/19 - 6:28am Read More

National Sport

Everton sign Fabian Delph from Manchester City

Everton have announced the signing of midfielder Fabian Delph from Manchester City on a three-year deal. The 29-year-old England international, who joined City from Aston Villa in 2015, signs for an undisclosed fee. He told the club website: “Every time...

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Donal Conway nominated unopposed for FAI presidency

Donal Conway has been nominated unopposed by AGM members to be the next FAI president. Donal Conway. Noel Fitzroy, Gerry...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 6:40pm Read More

Northern Ireland slip to Malawi defeat at Netball World Cup

Northern Ireland suffered another setback in their bid to secure a top-eight finish at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool....

Monday, 15/07/19 - 6:10pm Read More

Darren Clarke reflects on the North’s ‘incredible journey’ from The Troubles to hosting The Open

Darren Clarke insists he had no hesitation in accepting an invite to hit the opening tee shot as he reflected...

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Infected bite hinders James Sugrue’s Open preparations

James Sugrue is battling an infected bite on his calf to be fit to tee off at the Open Championship...

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London Irish to face Munster in pre-season friendly

Declan Kidney will return to Munster in September. His London Irish side will face Munster in a pre-season friendly at...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Darren Clarke to get the honour of hitting first shot at The Open in Portrush

Darren Clarke will have the honour of striking the first ball at The 148th Open on Thursday as major championship...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 1:50pm Read More

Patrick Horgan’s 3-10 leads the way for scoring feats in defeats

Patrick Horgan scored an incredible 3-10 yesterday but found himself on the losing side as Kilkenny defeated Cork. Photo by...

Monday, 15/07/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Galway hail ‘incredible’ start to minor championship after win over Kilkenny

Colm Cunningham of Galway in action against Pierce Blanchfield of Kilkenny. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile. [score] [team1]Galway[/team1][score1]3-16[/score1] [team2]Kilkenny[/team2][score2]2-16[/score2] [/score] Galway manager...

Sunday, 14/07/19 - 5:20pm Read More

Galway close in on knockout stages after win over Limerick

[timgcap=][/timgcap] [score] [team1]Galway[/team1][score1]2-12[/score1] [team2]Limerick[/team2][score2]1-10[/score2] [/score] Galway have one foot in the knockout stages of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie...

Sunday, 14/07/19 - 5:00pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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